Certificate IV in Local Government

LGA40120

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to work in local government.

These individuals work with independence, taking responsibility for their own functions and outputs.

Possible job titles include:

  • Local Laws Officer
  • Maintenance Team Leader
  • Operational Works Supervisor
  • Parking Inspector
  • Ranger
  • Rates Officer
  • The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

    No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Management and Commerce field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    31.3%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals

    17.9%

    Professionals
    Managers

    16.0%

    Managers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

    Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services

    11.5%

    Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services
    Financial and Insurance Services

    11.3%

    Financial and Insurance Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance

    10.2%

    Health Care and Social Assistance

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    JobTrainer

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    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Local Government Career Pathway

    Certificate IV in Local Government is in the Management and Commerce Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Local Government.


    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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